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Ivory Coast twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Democratic Republic of Congo in their second Group C game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday. Neeskens Kebano’s brilliant strike and Junior Kabananga’s...

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REVEALED: Ten youngsters to watch at AFCON 2017

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

This weekend marks the start of the 2017 AFCON, with the final squads having been announced and players now preparing for the start of the tournament in Gabon. Having last month looked into the highest...

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Morocco’s Amrabat ruled out of AFCON

January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Morocco international Nordin Amrabat has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after failing to recover from an ankle injury. The Watford winger will be replaced in the Morocco squad for...

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Mahrez crowned African Player of the Year 2016

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Algeria and Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the Confederation of African Football’s player of the year award for 2016. Mahrez, 25, who inspired Leicester to the Premier League title, is already the English...

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Ryad Boudebouz to miss AFCON 2017

December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algeria Montpellier midfielder Ryad Boudebouz looks set to miss next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon with a knee injury. The 26-year-old’s French club Montpellier have announced he will be out for several weeks...

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African deadline day transfers summer 2016

August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Transfer Deadline Day is here again. The window officially closes at midnight on Wednesday 31 August 2016 across the top leagues around the world. We’ve got all the latest news, gossip and rumours of the...

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Martin Jol leaves Al Ahly

August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dutchman Martin Jol has left his post at the helm of Egyptian giants, Al Ahly, in the wake of the Red Devils failure to go beyond the group stage of the ongoing Orange CAF Champions...

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Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia scored in Juventus International Champions Cup win over Tottenham in Melbourne.  Benatia proved he could be a key member of the Old Ladies squad this season following a splendid display in...

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DONE DEAL: Juventus sign Benatia

July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Italian champions Juventus have this evening confirmed that Medhi Benatia has joined the club on a season-long loan deal from Bayern Munich. Benatia joins for a loan fee of €3 million euros to be paid...

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Arsenal tracking Benatia

May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Premier League side Arsenal have entered into talks in an attempt to sign Bayern Munich and Morocco’s Medhi Benatia this transfer window according to Foot Mercato journalist Manu Lonjon. The Daily Star, citing reports in...

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